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# physical-disabilities - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'There's no prospect of my brother improving, he can't be moved into community living'

Some families of residents at Áras Attracta in Mayo fear the facility will be closed down.

# physical-disabilities - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Column: The Government stalls while people with mobility difficulties fall deeper into isolation

The Government had a knee-jerk reaction last year and cut Mobility Allowance to new applicants. Nearly 12 months later, those in need are still in limbo, writes Anne-Maree Quinn.

# physical-disabilities - Sunday 15 December, 2013

€3.4m funding from Gorta gives new hope to disabled youth in India

The Irish people have been thanked for their generosity in helping to establish a pioneering care centre for mentally and physically challenged children in rural India.

# physical-disabilities - Monday 26 November, 2012

Fire at German workshop for disabled kills 14 people

At least six others have been injured in the fire near Freiburg in south-western Germany.

# physical-disabilities - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Thalidomide makers issue first ever apology to victims

Campaigners born with serious physical disabilities because of the drug have described the apology as “meaningless” as the company has not admitted any liability.